Ellen Marie Wedin Campbell born on April 26th, 1929 in Williams, Minnesota. Ellen died peacefully at her home in Portland, OR with her children at her side on July 27th, 2011.
Ellen Married Cletus LaValla in a double ceremony with his sister Evangeline LaValla and Bob Harthun in November of 1946. Cletus and Ellen moved to Portland, Oregon in 1950 where they raised 5 children, they sadly lost a daughter Marilyn at the age of 5 and their oldest son Gary at the age of 58.
Ellen is survived by her daughters Connie Sullivan, Jackie LaValla and her son Jeff LaValla. Her Brother Ray Wedin of Plymouth, Minnesota, her sisters Hazel Kofsead of Silver Bay, Minnesota and Bonnie Ward of Mt. Vernon, Oregon. 5 grand children and 11 great-grand children. No service will be held at her request.
The family would like to thank the many many friends and Portland Adventist Hospice for all of your support and concern.